A Night at The Armory

We hosted a party at Ironhand Wine Bar inside The Armory to celebrate the end of South Bend on Purpose Season Three. We left encouraged.

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The Vonnegut House

On the first weekend of May, thirteen friends traveled to Culver, Indiana to spend three days in the Clemens Vonnegut Jr. House, a 130-year-old summer cottage that has become emblematic of a community’s fight for its soul.

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Jacob Titus
Dyngus Day in South Bend

It’s 11:00AM and the corner of Ford and Warren is astir. “POTUS Pete” tees, Mayor Luecke glad-hands, scribbling journalists, a scrapyard’s worth of bumper stickers—all animated by the constant peal of polka music. It’s Dyngus Day in South Bend.

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Snow Day on Birdsell

Birdsell, Linden, and Liston are streets synonymous with the West Side of South Bend. On a frigid January afternoon we ventured on a neighborhood photo walk and considered its past as a vibrant African-American business district.

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A Night at Lasalle Kitchen & Tavern

We hosted a party downtown at LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern to celebrate the end of South Bend on Purpose Season 2. It was a movie.

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Restoration at The Hibberd Building

The Hibberd Building has been restored its former glory as a residential and retail space in downtown South Bend. Experience rooftop terrace views and industrial features inside this historic print shop.

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A Million Ideas – The Bendix Headquarters

The Bendix Corporation’s former West Side home evokes a time of innovation and industry in South Bend. Experience remnants of Art Deco architecture, a private theater, and opulent executive offices inside this historic landmark.

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Fischer Dance in Retro

As Fischer Dance evolves into NEW INDUSTRY we dive into the life of artistic director Hannah Fischer, whose commitment to building community through her craft has forever shifted South Bend’s future.

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The Birdsell Project: Adelaine Muth

Adelaine Muth moved to South Bend for the summer to install art inside Vested Interest. See her work in progress and hear her perspective on the city ahead of The Birdsell Project’s opening reception.

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South Bend on Purpose

On Season 2 of Pod.SB we (co-hosts Jacob Titus and Dustin Mix) interview a diverse group of people who are here living life on purpose. in this first episode we talk about why the podcast is returning for another season, why Dustin is joining the show, and what special guest is joining us for episode 2.

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The Birdsell Project: STRT/SLCT

After a two year hiatus, The Birdsell Project is back. Watch local artists Eli Kahn and Krista Hoefle, together STRT/SLCT, create an ambitious light + sound installation inside Vested Interest.

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Porch Power

From local food to local energy. The Purple Porch is pushing their mission forward with the addition of 42 solar panels atop their East Bank store.

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Afternoon on Ford Street

Ford Street, populated by a flawless mixture of homes and storefronts, runs through the heart of South Bend's West Side. Travel down a classic stretch on a beautiful Spring day in the Rust Belt.

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Live at the Homebody

Last weekend Homebody House Concert Festival took over nine homes in three South Bend neighborhoods for nine house concerts. It was a ball.

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